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And Then One Night - The Making of Dead Man Walking
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Patrick Summers   
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"Music can say what no other medium can say."
The Players

Sam Fleming | Susan Graham | Jake Heggie | Lotfi Mansouri | Terrence McNally | John Packard | Patrick Summers | Frederica von Stade | Michael Yeargan
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Patrick Summers "We didn't put the film to music. This is a different experience. This is a particular emotional statement on these people, told through music."
 
Patrick Summers "Sometimes you play devil's advocate a little bit: 'Is this what you want, are you sure this tempo is right?' It is through that dialogue that you discover a lot about the music. "
 
Patrick Summers "We didn't know at that time that it was going to be one of the major world premieres of this new century."
 

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